Monthly Archives: November 2016

Diabetes by County in USA

Diagnosed and Undiagnosed Diabetes Prevalence by County in the US, 1999–2012
Laura Dwyer-Lindgren, Johan P Mackenbach, Frank J van Lenthe, Abraham D Flaxman, Ali H Mokdad
Publication date
Diabetes Care

Cool maps:

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DALYs averted by MSF facility

I helped with a calculation that is now published in this paper: Averted health burden over 4 years at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Trauma Centre in Kunduz, Afghanistan, prior to its closure in 2015

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OHSU BD2K material on data visualization

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First round of Amazon Catalyst Grants announced

Sort of a seed funding for projects that are part academia and part start up at UW:

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SIAM Talk on Reproducibility

> Victoria Stodden gave a talk on “Implementing Reproducibility in Computational Science” at the SIAM Annual meeting this summer — audio and slides are available at

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Promising new book

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New report on Vaccine Confidence

This year’s State of Vaccine Confidence study surveyed 65,819 individuals across 67 countries, investigating confidence in vaccine safety and effectiveness, as well as perceptions of vaccine importance and compatibility with religious beliefs. The analysis, published in EBioMedicine, was conducted in collaboration with Imperial College London and the National University of Singapore, and the data was collected by WIN/Gallup International Association.

State of Vaccine Confidence 2016: Global insights through a 67-country survey

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Interesting Article

> Science isn’t self-correcting, it’s self-destructing. To save the enterprise, scientists must come out of the lab and into the real world.

Not about divide between theoretical and applied research. Not got me convinced, but good challenge to my beliefs.

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